Methods of research in report writing; nonverbal communication; techniques of listening; using visual aids for improved communication; oral reporting; applying general semantics to improve management communication. Prerequisite: BADM 3223. 3 hours
Fundamental functions of human resource management; relationship between personnel management and organizations; emerging role of personnel administration in development of strategic policy for organizations. Prerequisite: MGMT 3253. 3 hours
Organizations and human behavior controversy in organizational theory and the study of human behavior; motivation, perception, nature-nurturing, learning and culture; selected styles of management rooted in behavioral sciences. Prerequisites: MGMT 3253 and MGMT 3373. 3 hours
Dr. Kenneth Bohannon has performed as a soloist in opera, oratorio and choral works throughout his career. He has sung professionally with the Cincinnati Opera, Knoxville Opera, Chattanooga Opera and Tulsa Opera. He has performed over twenty opera, musical theatre, and operetta roles in his career as a student and professional. A long time member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, he has served as Auditions Chair and Governor of the Oklahoma District of NATS. He has been a faculty member at USAO since 1995. Before coming USAO, he was an adjunct instructor at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas; an adjunct instructor at Arkansas State University-Gateway Technical College and an adjunct voice instructor at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas.
In addition to his teaching duties at USAO, he is the coordinator of the Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series and director of the USAO Jazz Ensemble. He has performed recitals at USAO, Lyon College, Harding University, Indiana University, University of Tennessee and Hendrix College.
Essentials of organization and management, production and marketing, purchasing and collections, financial management and management systems, accounting and taxation, and insurance and legal problems. 3 hours
Implementing and formulating basic business strategy; analytic approach to strategic decisions using practical examples of problems firms face or will face given current environmental trends. Prerequisites: all business core courses and senior standing. 3 hours